Assoc/Full Professor and Dept Head, ESPRMC (Tenure Track)

Location
Tuscaloosa, AL
Posted
Sep 12, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811624

Position Summary: * Lead the Department of Educational Studies in strategic initiatives regarding programs housed within the department; * Oversee all department functions regarding students, faculty, and staff; * Work as part of the COE Leadership Council to facilitate policy formation, review, and implementation throughout the college; * Teach graduate courses in one program within the department; * Continue developing national research profile; * Extend departmental research profile supported through external funding; * Coordinate department finances, personnel, and instructional schedules.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama College of Education Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling Position: Associate or Full Professor and Department Head, ESPRMC (Tenure Track) The College of Education (COE) seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Department Head for Educational Studies, leading graduate programs in Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling. Having recently enjoyed significant growth among its faculty ranks, the department is poised to broaden its impact and prominence on national and international levels through engaged research, teaching, and service. Minimum Qualifications: * Earned doctorate in one of the department's programmatic areas (Educational Psychology, School Psychology, Research Methodology, Counseling); * Research profile in-line with expectations of Associate or Full Professor with tenure; * Experience with personnel evaluation and projection of measures to maximize faculty research and teaching productivity; * Demonstrated ability to collaborate with diverse groups of stakeholders; * Demonstrated commitment to diversity and excellence in higher education. Preferred Qualifications: * History of external funding with promise for continued research sponsorship; * Leadership experience of graduate programs; * Leadership experience within national or international disciplinary associations; * Demonstrated ability to support and facilitate shared governance model. Responsibilities: * Lead the Department of Educational Studies in strategic initiatives regarding programs housed within the department; * Oversee all department functions regarding students, faculty, and staff; * Work as part of the COE Leadership Council to facilitate policy formation, review, and implementation throughout the college; * Teach graduate courses in one program within the department; * Continue developing national research profile; * Extend departmental research profile supported through external funding; * Coordinate department finances, personnel, and instructional schedules. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Aaron Kuntz, search committee chair, at amkuntz@ua.edu. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Starting Date: August 16, 2019 Benefits: Health and Life Insurance, TIAA-CREF available, Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama, Summer employment available on an as needed basis, International teaching opportunities possible Application Deadline: The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework, vita, up to three samples of professional writing, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process. Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

Special Instructions: Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) to five (5) references should be included with your vita or cover letter. Attach as two (2) separate "Other Documents": 1. Document Number 1 - Up to three samples of professional writings as "Other Document" 2. Document Number 2 - Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework as "Other Document" (Document number 1 and 2 must be attached separately as "Other Document" for application process to be complete.)

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